Rumesh Buddika      

Full name Muthukumarana Landage Rumesh Buddika

Born November 14, 1990, Matara

Current age 29 years 311 days

Major teams Burgher Recreation Club, Cricket Coaching School, Galle Cricket Club, Ragama Cricket Club, Sri Lanka Under-19s, Sri Lanka Under-23s, Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Height 5 ft 10 in

Education Mahinda College, Galle

Muthukumarana Landage Rumesh Buddika
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 91 149 9 6005 239* 42.89 9374 64.06 16 27 614 87 70 0
List A 66 64 6 1442 125 24.86 2008 71.81 1 8 122 21 21 0
T20s 42 39 3 745 93 20.69 618 120.55 0 4 70 20 7 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 91 65 1688 1089 25 3/50 3/50 43.56 3.87 67.5 0 0 0
List A 66 30 780 580 18 3/32 3/32 32.22 4.46 43.3 0 0 0
T20s 42 20 253 376 10 2/6 2/6 37.60 8.91 25.3 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Ragama Cricket Club v Colts Cricket Club at Colombo (Thurstan), Mar 25-27, 2011 scorecard
Last First-class Chilaw Marians Cricket Club v Colombo Cricket Club at Colombo (SSC), Aug 25-27, 2020 scorecard
List A debut Ragama Cricket Club v Colts Cricket Club at Colombo (Moors), Sep 2, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Nondescripts Cricket Club v Chilaw Marians Cricket Club at Colombo (SSC), Dec 31, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Sri Lanka Cricket Combined XI v Wayamba at Kandy, Feb 25, 2010 scorecard
Last T20s Chilaw Marians Cricket Club v Colombo Cricket Club at Colombo (SSC), Jan 21, 2020 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
56, 0/31 Chilaw v Col CC Colombo (SSC) 25 Aug 2020 FC
145, 0/5 Chilaw v Colts Colombo (SSC) 20 Aug 2020 FC
5, 16 Chilaw v SL Army Colombo (PSS) 15 Aug 2020 FC
13, 1 Chilaw v Burgher Colombo (CCC) 10 Aug 2020 FC
3 Chilaw v Lankan CC Colombo (CCC) 14 Mar 2020 FC
14 Chilaw v Saracens Galle 6 Mar 2020 FC
25, 0/14, 44 Chilaw v Ragama Colombo (Moors) 28 Feb 2020 FC
2, 67 Chilaw v Badureliya Katunayake 21 Feb 2020 FC
0/7, 3, 0/7 Chilaw v Nondescripts Katunayake 14 Feb 2020 FC
9 Chilaw v Tamil Union Colombo (PSS) 7 Feb 2020 FC
Profile

Rumesh Buddika is a left-handed batsman who was selected for the 2010 Under-19 World Cup in New Zealand. He had a good tour of Australia in 2009 averaging 43.86. He also scored a century during the Under-19 tri-series in South Africa before the World Cup. He compares his style of play to Kumar Sangakkara.
Cricinfo Staff January 2010

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Oct 4, 2009

Rumesh Buddika sweeps during his 57, Australia Under-19s v Sri Lanka Under-19s, 2nd ODI, Darwin, October 4, 2009

Rumesh Buddika sweeps during his 57

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